Akkas & Associates Law Firm is a globally recognized Turkish trademark law firm with a long record of excellence and professional leadership in Istanbul, Turkey. Our Turkish trademark appeals lawyers help clients obtain, protect and enforce intellectual property rights; patents, trademarks, design patents, and copyrights in Turkey. Our Turkish trademark lawyers provide a broad range of trademark services including; trademark application, registration, protection such as litigation, appeals, opposition, cancellation, and renewals, assignment, monitoring, search, and licensing.
Our attorneys also represent our clients before Turkish Patent and Trademark Office for patent, trademark, design patent law, and utility model applications, appeals and oppositions as well. Our clients range from Fortune 500 companies to emerging companies to individuals. More specifically, the firm’s IP attorneys regularly counsel clients about patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.
Trademark Appeals Services
Akkas & Associates handles trademark registration, opposition against a trademark application, and trademark infringement law suits for a wide range of companies. We draw on our significant experience and blend it with a realistic understanding of the business environment so as to wisely, but practically, apply the law to Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (TPO) is the administrative authority dealing with the intellectual property rights registration process in Turkey. TPO has separate departments for trade marks, patent and designs. The decisions of these departments may be appealed within two months, and the Re-examination and Evaluation Board of TPO gives the final decision in the administrative process.
All final decisions of TPO are subject to statutory audit. Objectors may file a lawsuit against unfavourable decisions before the specialised Civil IP Court in Ankara, which is the competent court for all cases filed against TPI. This lawsuit must be filed within two months of the notification of TPO’s final decision.
Ankara Civil IP Court decides the correctness or cancellation of the final decision of TPO. There have been many cases, and TPO has recently started to give acceptable decisions through the continuous improvement and consolidation of case law. The IP Court of the first instance and the Supreme Court play a big role in establishing and maintaining legitimacy and stability in this field, which is quite new for all practitioners.
Reach our Turkish Trademark Appeals Lawyers
Since its foundation in 1992, Akkas & Associates Turkish Law Firm has been the choice of numerous clients in Istanbul, Turkey. Thanks to its nationally recognized IP law practice, our firm is now one of the leading Turkish trademark law firms in Istanbul, Turkey. You may reach our Turkish trademark appeals lawyers through our Contact page.